Retired Nassau detective ID’d as victim in fatal Carle Place crash

Police say retired Detective Joseph Skowronski was walking across Old Country Road near Cherry Lane in Carle Place around 4 p.m. Thursday when he was

Police say retired Detective Joseph Skowronski was walking across Old Country Road near Cherry Lane in Carle Place around 4 p.m. Thursday when he was struck.

Police say retired Detective Joseph Skowronski was walking across Old Country Road near Cherry Lane in Carle Place around 4 p.m. Thursday when he was struck. (4/22/16)

CARLE PLACE - News 12 Long Island has learned that a pedestrian who died crossing Old Country Road in Carle Place is a former Nassau Police detective.

Police say retired Detective Joseph Skowronski was walking across Old Country Road near Cherry Lane in Carle Place around 4 p.m. Thursday when he was struck.

According to police, Skowronski was hit by a passing car. The driver was an 18-year-old man.

Skowronski was pronounced dead at the scene.

No criminal charges have been filed.  

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